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Archive for January 18th, 2019

National Cyber Security Centre publish Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Security Guide | Ubuntu blog

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/01/18

For my link archive: [WayBack] National Cyber Security Centre publish Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Security Guide | Ubuntu blog

Via: [WayBack] A new best practice guide for hardening #Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 from the National Cyber Security Centre (part of UK gov):… – Will Cooke – Google+


Posted in *nix, Linux, Power User, Ubuntu | Leave a Comment »

TigerVNC on Mac OS X with homebrew to check why a Screen connection fails.

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/01/18

Two installation options for TigerVNC:

The [WayBackTigerVNC  viewer gives a bit more details on failing VNC connections than the stock OSX Screen does: after performing the logon, the connection would just stall, but TigerVNC would should  “write broken pipe (32)” after the logon. Most of the linked search results indicated the VNC server was having a state problem.

So I restarted the VNC server, after which connections could be made again in both tools.

I actually prefer the stock Screen as:


Posted in Apple, Mac OS X / OS X / MacOS, Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, macOS 10.12 Sierra, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Power User, VNC | 2 Comments »

Resetting the OnePlus data limit behaviour

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/01/18

Somehow I managed to get a OnePlus phone to have the read data limit line stuck at ~5 gigabyte whereas the warning was at ~15 gigabyte.

This caused all sorts of havoc when I passed the 5 gigabyte mark: cellular data would turn off, I would get all sorts of warnings and – worst of all – I could not reset the red line.

The solution was at [WayBack] Unable to remove “Cellular data limit exceeded” notification even after changing the data limit on OnePlus 2’s OOS 3.5.5:

There are numerous discussions offering a solution to this:

  1. Goto Settings > Backup & reset > Network settings reset.
  2. Now select the affected SIM card
  3. Now click Reset Settings.


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Posted in Android Devices, OnePlus Two, Power User | Leave a Comment »

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